Triton Director leading the way for IDUG
May 23rd, 2008


The International DB2 user group (IDUG) has announced Julian Stuhler as its new President at the annual IDUG conference in Dallas.  Julian is Solutions Delivery Director of Triton Consulting, an independent information management and DB2 consultancy based in the UK.

IDUG's North American conference attracted 1000 DB2 and IMS professionals from around the globe to discuss the best approaches for leveraging DB2 and IMS solutions and accelerating innovation.  The conference marks the 20th anniversary of IDUG.

Julian comments "IDUG is the premier user group for IBM's Information Management brand, and I'm excited and honoured to be leading a strong and vibrant organisation at such an exciting time in its ongoing development"

This latest announcement cements Julian and Triton's commitment to the development of the DB2 community. 

Julian continues "Although it's a major commitment in both my personal and professional time, it is also tremendously rewarding to be able to help drive the growth of the worldwide DB2 community and empower other DB2 professionals to excel in their roles."

With over 20 years relational database experience Julian has been a volunteer for IDUG since 1999.  He initially served as a conference presenter and later as a member of the European Conference Planning Committee and the IDUG Solutions Journal Editorial Board.  In 2004 Julian joined the IDUG Board of Directors and has been responsible for IDUG's Membership Programme.  Julian is also an IBM Gold Consultant, one of only 100 worldwide.

IDUG run training courses and events throughout the year for their worldwide community of DB2 users.  Julian will be opening IDUG Europe later in the year and will also be giving a technical talk at the event which is to be held in Warsaw on the 13-17th October.

Triton Consulting was formed in 1996 and the company has gone from strength to strength becoming a Premier Business Partner of IBM in 1998.  Working in all areas of DB2, Triton expanded the scope of its technical services to include other IBM Data Management solutions.  Also providing DB2 support services and education programs, Triton's team of highly experienced DB2 consultants bring a rich pedigree of knowledge to the DB2 community.